Professional dog trainer
Author and Public Speaker
Mission: My mission is to promote humane treatment of all animals.
Goal: My goal with dog training is to help pet owners understand the dog's perspective. In doing so, the relationship changes as well as the training techniques.
"Education is the most powerful weapon
which you can use to change the world."
Michelle has earned two nationally recognized certifications (Animal Behavior College & Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers) in professional dog training. Michelle graduated with honors earning her bachelor’s degree from Laurel University in High Point, North Carolina.
Michelle started working with canines in 2005, opened a pet sitting and training business from her home which soon grew into a training facility and holistic pet food shop in Ankeny, Iowa. Michelle relocated and opened Miss Belle’s Etiquette School for Dogsin 2009 in North Carolina. Michelle moved to Texas the end of 2014 and is now in Austin, Texas.
Michelle has authoredGotta Go! Successfully Potty Train Your Dog, Control On Leash: Revolutionary Leash Walking Techniques for Dog Owners, Come, Boy! Train Your Dog to Come Every Time and Holiday Survival Kit For Your Dog. She is also a writer for Autism Parenting Magazine.